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 U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks at the National Action Network's annual convention, April 5, 2019 in New York City.
News

Kamala Harris Announces New Bill to Expand PrEP Access

The PrEP Access and Coverage Act would guarantee insurance coverage for PrEP and fund PrEP for the uninsured.

View of the George Washington Bridge and Hudson River from above
News

Retired HIV/AIDS Researcher Disappears During 120-Mile Swim

Charles van der Horst, M.D., battled HIV in the clinic and the lab -- and put his own body on the line as an activist for health care access.

St. Patrick's Cathedral scene in Pose in FX's series Pose.
Features

Here's the Story Behind the St. Patrick's Cathedral Action Depicted in 'Pose'

ACT UP's 'Stop the Church' action is an essential piece of queer history.

Scene from Pose.
News Analysis

Decoding 'Pose's Depiction of HIV/AIDS History in Season 2's Premiere Episode

The second season of 'Pose' begins in 1990, two years after its first season ended. And in New York City, that means a lot has happened.

Judith Light accepts the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award onstage during the 2019 Tony Awards
News

Judith Light Honored with Special Tony Award for HIV/AIDS Activism

The actress spoke about theater's role in shining a light on the reality of the AIDS epidemic.

Exterior of barber shop
News

California Man Denied Service at Barbershop for HIV Status Wins Court Case

Nikko Briteramos won his court case and is now advocating to end stigma in black businesses, including barbershops.

Barry Jenkins and Alvin Ailey
News

Alvin Ailey to Get His Own Biopic from Moonlight Director

Oscar winner Barry Jenkins will direct a film about the HIV-positive dance pioneer.

Person holding protest sign reading "Stop killing trans people"
News

Trans Woman With HIV Dies During Release From ICE Custody After Being Denied Meds

Johana Medina died one year after Honduran transgender activist Roxsana Hernández also died in ICE custody.

HIV-Positive Venezuelans Aren't Getting Their HIV Meds Img

HIV-Positive Venezuelans Aren't Getting Their HIV Meds

During the ongoing political crisis, HIV-positive people have had to forego several medications.

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Hepatitis C

10 Hep C Myths and Facts

Unlike Pegasus, the Loch Ness Monster or Bigfoot, hepatitis C is very real. But there are a lot of myths that aren’t rooted in reality. We’ve lined up the facts that counter the most common misconceptions about hepatitis C.